January 29, 2018
Categories: #MaddieMonday
Grey cat and books

Welcome to the last Monday of January, and another shiny new #MaddieMonday. We have two grant opportunities to let you know about, plus some smart social media tips — how’s that for a great way to start the week?

Summer scholar grant window closes Wednesday
Maddie’s® Idea Lab is offering summer scholar grants to to graduate or veterinary students at colleges or universities in the United States. These grants provide students with a summer stipend to pursue research and develop expertise under the guidance of a mentor. We encourage projects that support the development and assessment of innovative ideas that have a high likelihood of advancing lifesaving of dogs and cats who are in shelters or at risk of entering shelters or the utilization of foster care for dogs and cats. Applications are being accepted through this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Learn more

Have you ever had a great idea to help animals? It’s time to share it!
Have you ever found yourself thinking, “You know, we should really…” do something to help save more animals? Is your idea of daydreaming coming up with new ways to increase your animal organization’s lifesaving? Then it’s time for that dream to pay off, to the tune of $350,000! Read more and apply

How frequently should animal organizations post to social media?
It’s one of the most commonly asked questions about social media: How frequently, and at what times, should our shelter or rescue organization post to social media to get the best results for our animals? Here’s how to make the smartest use of your time on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and Instagram. Read more

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